Antal International opens 5 offices in December, a total of 27 this year

We are closing the year on a high and are proud to announce the opening of 5 more offices in France, the UK, North Africa and Germany in December 2015. This takes the number of new offices opened around the world to 27 since the beginning of the year including 9 new offices in India.

This year 2015 has not only seen the Antal Network grow, we have also increased our global footprint, opening offices in new countries like Greece and the first in Central America, Panama.

This is a significant number, a clear signal of how strong the market is supported by the globally compiled and released Antal Global Snapshot, the product of 10,000 interviews with decision makers globally.

Doug Bugie, President of the Antal Network, adds: “The market has never been more optimistic and Antal is ideally positioned as a recruitment platform capable of global reach, successfully operating in many markets as the clear leader. Moreover Antal has been awarded Top 25 most socially engaged companies in the recruitment industry on LinkedIn.

Our plan for 2016 is to open 45 more offices and we will achieve this.”

These new Antal owners will cover different sectors including FMCG, Luxury Goods, Packaging, Chemicals, Engineering, Energy, Manufacturing and Automotive industries.


Philippe Tarassoff – Paris and Montpellier

With experience of 30 years in the sector of FMCG products and Luxury Goods, Philippe was in charge of various functions in France and on the international stage: Marketing, Commercial, Head office and Country Manager. Philippe has managed teams of more than 750 people over the last twenty years, he held the position of Managing Director and Country Manager for the world leader of cosmetics.

Philippe has a wealth of experience in Human Resources which he used to develop optimal structures for organisations, as well as the recruitment of motivated teams. His knowledge is a real asset to find the best profiles for companies wishing to develop themselves in France and on the International stage.

Arnaud Sportouch & Jane Deng – Paris

Copie de DSC_5093MaPhotoPortrait_smallArnaud and Jane will be working as a team focusing on recruitment in Chemical, Engineering, Energy and Manufacturing industries covering all operational functions.

Jane, is a Chinese native with a marketing MBA and a masters degree in polymer science as well as 10 years working experience in the chemical industry in both Shanghai and Paris. Arnaud has an Engineer degree in plastic / thermo set process as well as an executive business program in Marketing & Strategy at Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University. With more than 25 years in the international Chemical industry as a global business director, he has extensive experiences in leadership, strategy, business development, marketing & sales in different regions and he is very familiar with a multicultural working environment.  


Peter Schumann – Cologne

PSchumannPeter Schumann is living close to Cologne and joins Antal International Network from the top of his profession with 35 years’ experience in the plastic sector. Peter has worked for several plastic machinery companies and resin manufacturer like Eastman Chemical, General Electric and La Seda de Barcelona. Peter will now apply his wealth of industry knowledge with a focus on recruitment services for the Plastic business in general, Plastic Packaging, Rigid Packaging and Plastics in the automotive industry.


Imo Etuk – London Croydon

IEtukImo is a results-driven and accomplished senior executive with an extensive experience and demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of Domestic and International banking operations. He is proficient in managing multiple operational and financial programs and initiatives and excels in engaging with key stakeholders at all levels. Imo has a strong ability to assess services and support and possesses an excellent relationship capability with diverse individuals (and multi-disciplined teams) while maintaining the highest level of professionalism and ethics.


Latifa El Batal – Casablanca

Latifa is a purchasing strategist, quality assurance specialist and management executive with an extensive experience in broad based competencies such as staff development and training, team performance management, purchasing, logistics skills, lean quality control and process technology development. Latifa is an executive with over twenty years of experience in innovative oversight of teams and technology, who has recruited, trained, led, and developed strong teams assuring profitable and sustainable businesses. She will be developing the Antal brand across Northern Africa and further afield, helping clients source the right people for their key projects.

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